Home/News/2014 Archives/ The Sioux Lookout Bulletin - Vol. 23 - No. 25 - April 30, 2014 Print This Page
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
A major health care announcement from The Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (SLMHC) last week. The health centre is now offering year round, enhanced mammography services. A health centre press release states, “Our digital mammography unit...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
In 2009 after a couple of years not being used the bus was back on the road. Based on information received from surveys the bus started operation Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Diligence in tracking when passengers actually use the bus...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Lac Seul Events Centre was the setting for The Outdoor Show held on April 26-27. A number of businesses consisting of local and out of town companies were represented at the event. These included Dingwall Ford, The Ministry of Natural Resources...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Last Friday evening saw the debut of Open Stage at the Legion, which was attended by over 60 musicians and guests. Local musicians Yvonne Wood, Mel Stewart and Klaus Rossler, who have for some time been driving to Dryden to jam at their fortnightly...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Well-dressed students accepted awards for hard work and perseverance and applauded their peers at the Pelican Falls First Nations High School Academic and Athletic Awards Banquet April 25. Prom followed the awards banquet. Waneek Horn-Miller provided...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
A fundraising sale of household items, clothes, books, entertainment items and assorted cakes and pastries was held by the Second Chance Pet Network at the Nishnawabe-Gamik Friendship Centre last Saturday morning. Money raised will go towards...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Jump Rope for Heart is an initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation designed to encourage children in schools across Canada to get active by skipping rope while they collect pledges for heart disease and stroke research. For the past 10 years...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Sioux Mountain Public School Grade 6 students were presented with an Award Certificate by Ashley Rooney from the Canadian Cancer Society. Class member Keenan Fiddler raised $40 of their total amount.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Daffodil Month, held every April, is a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society. During this time volunteers are involved in numerous activities to raise funds for the fight against cancer. In keeping with the spirit of the event...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Ah-Shawah-Bin Victim Support Services is a non-profit corporation that currently has 10 dedicated volunteers who provide immediate, short-term emotional and practical assistance to victims of crime and tragic circumstances in the communities of...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Municipal Councillor Doug Squires attended the recent Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association 2014 Annual Meeting and Conference in Fort Frances and said it was time well spent. “I thought it was very well done. Some good information,” he said...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
As you read this, we will all be very close to hearing what’s in store for Ontarians in terms of the provincial budget. This year’s budget will be tabled at the same time that Hydro One rates are set to climb again, and on the heels of recently...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The Sioux Lookout Minor Hockey Association (SLMHA) celebrated it’s Midget, Bantam, Peewee and Atom leagues with a special awards banquet on April 23 at the Legion. League President Angie Forbes opened the evening by stating minor hockey runs on the...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
PITCH-IN CANADA originated in 1967 when a group of concerned citizens from Victoria, British Columbia decided to hold a week-long event. There were growing concerns by the residents over the increasing sight of litter and marine debris in the area; so...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Following a packed house council meeting where many residents voiced concern over plans for a local green space, a follow-up meeting was recently held where developers could present their plans and members of council and the public could ask questions...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
First Nations comedian Don Burnstick performed at the Queen Elizabeth District High School gymnasium to an audience of 180 people last Saturday evening. Burnstick, who is of Cree descent, was born in the Alexander First Nation reserve located outside...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Students from Grades 3 -7 gathered in the Sacred Heart School gymnasium last Wednesday to watch a performance by the Roseneath Theatre Group of La Maleta (The Suitcase). The play utilizes the themes of bullying and immigration and follows a young...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
I drive a pickup truck. The side mirrors stick out a fair distance from the truck body. I take some pride, when going approaching the pickup window of a drive-through, in sliding gracefully and smoothly with my mirror an inch or so from the building...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
I think a new high school is a great idea. After 60 plus years it’s time for an update. Plus I have heard that’s its slowly sinking into the surrounding swamp.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
1927, Sioux Diamond Jubilee.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Partnership to alleviate un-’bearable’ problem A partnership between local volunteers and the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) seems to be the solution to nuisance bears in town. Representatives from the MNR, police and the town met last week...